Refers to a chemical or agent that causes blisters.

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

Ves"i*cant (?), n. [L. vesica blister: cf. F. v'esicant.] Med.

A vesicatory.

 

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